Need a winter pick-me-up?

Think spring.

The Master Gardeners from the Erie County Cooperative Extension will hold a six-week gardening course starting Wednesday at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road.

The classes – which are for both beginning and seasoned gardeners – will include topics on soil, perennials, annuals and seed starting, compost, vegetable gardening and turf.

Classes will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through March 5.

Cost is $50 for Amherst residents and $75 for non-residents.

To register, check out For questions or further information, call 631-7132, ext. 7550.

Also this week :

• The Williamsville Board of Education will hold a budget work session and public forum on the 2014-15 budget at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the district office boardroom, 105 Casey Road, East Amherst.

• The Information Technology Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville.

• The Zoning Board of Appeals will be meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Amherst Municipal Building.